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Kawasaki

Kawasaki

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People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Gordon Pask (role unspecified)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Kawasaki

Dates of creation

1985-1987, predominant 1986-1987

Level of archival description

File 136

Extent and Medium

  • 73 drawings
  • 5 panels
  • 0.1 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry in a concept competition to remodel Kawasaki-shi, Japan, into an "advanced information city", designed in collaboration with cybernetician Gordon Pask. This file also includes documents related to the Architectural Competition for the New National Theater of Japan. Material in this file was produced between 1985 and 1987, but predominantly between 1986 and 1987.

File contains conceptual drawings, presentation panels and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D136

Location

Kawasaki Japan

Language of material

Documents are in English and Japanese.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0427
    • Title: Draft proposals, notes, sketches, and correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 36 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0449
    • Title: Sketches, plans, diagrams, sections, elevations, perspectives, axonometrics, site plans, views of Kawasaki, and text
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Adhesive film and ink on reprographic copies, mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    panels: 59 x 84 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0470
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, sketches, drawings, proposal, competition documents, maps, publications, invoice, and receipt
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    144-001-001

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0471
    • Title: Consultant's drawings, sketches, plans, site plans
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    consultant's drawings, sketches, plans, site plans, sections, elevations, design development drawings, perspectives, axonometrics, views of Kawasaki, notes, map, and postcard

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, wax crayon and correction fluid on reprographic copies, paper and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    144-2018-002

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0472
    • Title: Competition documents, correspondence, and drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    competition documents, correspondence, and drawings, mostly related to the Competition for the New National Theater of Japan

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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